BULLETIN

[ The Irish War of Independence and the Black and Tans. ] Copy of 'The Irish Bulletin', a duplicated typescript, consisting of three pages denouncing the British, headed 'WE ACCUSE - ! | A GOVERNMENT CONVICTED OF LYING, OUTRAGE AND ASSASSINATION.'

Author: 
Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947), editor, The Irish Bulletin, 1920 [ Irish War of Independence; the Black and Tans; Irish Republic, Department of Propaganda, Dublin ]
Publication details: 
[ Irish Republic, Department of Propaganda, 6 Harcourt Street, Dublin. ] Vol. 3 No. 16. 22 September 1920.
£280.00

3pp., folio. Complete. On three numbered leaves. A frail survival of a historic document, heavily worn and aged, but with the text complete. Consisting of 25 accusations levelled against the British government, each beginning with 'WE ACCUSE'. Each accusation is followed by supporting citations, as the following prefatory note explains: 'The following accusations are solemnly made against the British Government. They are based upon an accumulation of evidence, of the accuracy of which there is no doubt.

[ Central Committee of the Polish United Workers Party, Unity Congress. ] Duplicated Typescript, in English, titled 'Ideological Foundations of the United Party. | Rapport [sic] of Comrade Boleslaw Bierut at the United Congress.'

Author: 
Central Committee of the Polish United Workers Party, Unity Congress, Warsaw, 1949 [ Jimmy Shields (1900-1949), Communist Party of Great Britain ]
Publication details: 
Bulletin of the International Affairs Department, Central Committee of the Polish United Workers Party, Unity Congress, Warsaw, January 1949.
£200.00

56pp., 4to. Stapled in brown printed wraps, giving details and date of the Unity Congress, and with a pencil note that the copy is one of twenty-nine. In fair condition, on lightly aged and worn paper. The first paragraph must have whipped delegates into a frenzy of anticipation: 'Comrades, | The Unification Congress is a great and happy event in the life of every working man in this country. For a long time the Polish working class has been waiting for this happy and great moment. The broad peasant masses and the working intelligentsia take great interest in this Congress.

[Printed handbill reproducing article by Paul Harvey from the 'FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin'.] What Are Policemen Made Of?

Author: 
[Paul Harvey [Paul Harvey Aurandt] (1918-2009), American broadcaster] The Hartford County Sheriff's Department; the FBI]
Publication details: 
'Distributed as a Public Service by the Hartford County Sheriff's Dept. 838 - 6600'.
£120.00

1p., 8vo. Photocopied in black on light-green paper. In fair condition, creased and lightly-aged. Small photograph of Paul Harvey beside the title, above the following introduction: 'In a recent column Mr. Harvey, a noted commentator and journalist, strongly defended the law enforcement officer. With his permission the Bulletin reprints this message which we think will be of interest to our readers.' Harvey's piece, reproduced over three columns, begins: 'Don't credit me with this mongrel prose; it has many parents; at least 420,000 of them: Policemen.

[Printed item.] Selections from the Army Medical Department Bulletin 1941-1942.

Author: 
[British Army Medical Department; The War Office, Whitehall; British government publications; Second World War]
Publication details: 
'Issued by the War Office [Whitehall], London, S.W.1. April, 1943.'
£150.00

74pp., 12mo. Stapled pamphlet. In good condition, on lightly aged and worn paper. Three page table of contents at front, and two page index in small print at back. Numerous entries under the following headings: Injuries and Wounds; Blood Transfusions; Surgery; The Legs and Feet; The Teeth, Jaws and Face; Infection and Sterilization; Administration; Nutrition; Heat-Stroke; Malaria; Epidemic Diseases; Immunization; Vaccination; The Nervous System; Epididymitis; Venereal Disease; Bacteriostatic Remedies; Psychiatry; The Home Guard; For the Press; Museum Collections.

[War Office publications, 'Not to be published.'] Booklet of 'Training Notes & A.M.D. Bulletins For Medical Officers', containing 14 issues of the Army Medical Department Bulletin, index, and nine issues of its 'Supplement'.

Author: 
[British Army Medical Department; The War Office, Whitehall; British government publications; Second World War]
Publication details: 
The War Office [Whitehall], London, S.W.1. The bulletins (nos.24-33, 35-38) dating from between June 1943 and August 1944. The supplements (nos.1, 4, 6-8, 10, 12, 15, 16) dating from between January 1943 and June 1944. The index dated February 1944.
£250.00

The thirty-one items in good condition, on lightly-aged paper, each with punch holes at spine, and all attched within a grey printed card folder by blue string. The bulletins (nos. 24-33, 35-38) are all 8pp., 12mo, except for No.33, which is 12pp., 12mo, and hence total 116pp., 12mo, with occasional illustrations.

[Printed item.] Army Medical Department Bulletin No. 38. [290 to 297: Early Tubercle is Easily Missed; The Medical Officer as Scientist; Prognosis in Coronary Occlusion; Valvular Disease of the Heart; Treatment of Casualties from Phosgene [...] .

Author: 
[British Army Medical Department; The War Office, Whitehall; British government publications; Second World War]
Publication details: 
'Issued by the War Office [Whitehall], London, S.W.1. August, 1944.' ['Distribution scale: One copy to every Medical and Dental Officer.']
£80.00

8pp., 12mo. Stapled pamphlet. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper, with vertical crease and three punch holes at spine. 'Lieut Kyten' in manuscript at head of first page. Sections 296 and 297 are titled: 'Formalin Frees Footwear from Fungi' and 'Use of Army Numbers'. From a small archive of material belonging to Daphne Kayton of the Royal Army Medical Corps. These bulletins are scarce: the only copies traced are 38 issues (unspecified) in the Wellcome Library, a copy of no.32 in the Imperial War Museum, and a 'Supplement' in the University of California.

[Printed item.] Army Medical Department Bulletin No. 39. [298 to 305: Clinicians and Special Departments; Gas Gangrene: An Illustrative Case; Padded or Unpadded Plaster Casts; An Improved Tobruk Plaster (Mark III); Overdosage with Aspirin [...]'.

Author: 
[British Army Medical Department; The War Office, Whitehall; British government publications; Second World War]
Publication details: 
'Issued by the War Office [Whitehall], London, S.W.1. September, 1944.' ['Distribution scale: One copy to every Medical and Dental Officer.']
£80.00

8pp., 12mo. Stapled pamphlet. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper, with three punch holes at spine. 'Lt. Miss Kayton' in manuscript at head of first page. Sections 303 to 305 are titled: Penicillin Units: Oxford and Mega; "My Doctor Told Me."; Diphtheira Antitoxin: New Scales of Issue. From a small archive of material belonging to Daphne Kayton of the Royal Army Medical Corps. These bulletins are scarce: the only copies traced are 38 issues (unspecified) in the Wellcome Library, a copy of no.32 in the Imperial War Museum, and a 'Supplement' in the University of California.

[Printed item.] Army Medical Department Bulletin No. 44. [335 to 340: Trench Foot; Laboratory Diagnosis of Smallpox; Varicose Veins; Mental Factors in Skin Disease; Peripheral Nerve Palsies from Intramuscular Injections; Too Much of a Good Thing.]

Author: 
[British Army Medical Department; The War Office, Whitehall; British government publications; Second World War]
Publication details: 
'Issued by the War Office [Whitehall], London, S.W.1. February, 1945.' ['Distribution scale: One copy to every Medical and Dental Officer.']
£80.00

8pp., 12mo. Stapled pamphlet. In fair condition, on lightly aged and worn paper, with three punch holes at spine. 'Miss Kayton' in manuscript at head of first page. From a small archive of material belonging to Daphne Kayton of the Royal Army Medical Corps. These bulletins are scarce: the only copies traced are 38 issues (unspecified) in the Wellcome Library, a copy of no.32 in the Imperial War Museum, and a 'Supplement' in the University of California.

[First issue of radio magazine.] T. & R. Bulletin. Published by the Transmitter and Relay Section of the Radio Society of Great Britain. ['Dedicated to the Interests of the Transmitting Amateur.']

Author: 
[The Transmitter and Relay Section of the Radio Society of Great Britain, 53 Victoria Street, SW1, London]
Publication details: 
The Radio Society of Great Britain, 53 Victoria Street, SW1 [London]. 'For "T. & R." Members Only.' No. 1. July 1925.
£120.00

12pp., 4to. In original printed wraps. In fair condition, on aged paper, in aged wraps with chipping to extremities and spine reinforced with tape. Articles include 'The Tetrodyne' by H. Andrews, 'Circuit for Reception on 20 Metres Band' by E. J. Simmonds, 'Key Crashes', 'G2W.J.', 'Experimental Work With Mosul'. The T. & R. Bulletin ran from 1925 to 1942. COPAC lists copies at Imperial College, Oxford, Cambridge and the British Library. From the papers of telecommunications expert Pat Hawker [John Patrick Hawker] (1923-2012).

14 issues of 'The Australian EEB. An Informal Electronics Experimenters Bulletin', edited by R. L. Gunther.

Author: 
R. L. Gunther, editor of 'The Australian EEB. An Informal Electronics Experimenters Bulletin', established 1964
Publication details: 
14 issues between vol. 4 no. 9 (October/November 1968) and vol.6 no. 4 (May 1970).
£400.00

Ten of the fourteen in 4to, and around 20pp each; one 18pp., foolscap 8vo; the last three 16pp., 12mo. Leaves of advertisements (2pp., 4to) inserted. In fair condition, on lightly-aged and worn paper; one issue (October 1969) with loss to cover and damage to first few leaves. The first eleven issues are mimeographed (the fourth to eleventh with offset covers on yellow paper); the last three issues are offset litho. A quirky magazine (vol. 5 no.

Nos. 85, 106 and 108 of 'The Naturalists' Leisure Hour and Monthly Bulletin.'

Author: 
A. E. Foote, editor (natural history bookseller of Philadelphia [geological reports]
Publication details: 
October 1884, July 1887 and March 1888. 1223 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
£185.00

Each catalogue 8vo, 32 pp. Stapled and unbound. The text of all three items clear and complete. On aged and spotted paper. Each issue carries an editorial introduction, with that of October 1884 (no. 85) eight pages long, and boasting that it is 'the most complete catalogue of American Official Geological Reports ever published. The previous lists of Prime and Marsh have been consulted, but very many have been added during the period covered by Prime'.

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